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The location of Brooklyn









Welcome to Brooklyn ...

Brooklyn is located in Fayette County.

The location of Brooklyn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Brooklyn refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Brooklynite<2>

Brooklyn is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Brooklyn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Brooklyn: (304) & (681)<4>

Communities near Brooklyn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Montgomery   [Map]   1,549   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Brooklyn.

Communities Also Named Brooklyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named Brooklyn: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Wetzel County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 63 communities that are also named Brooklyn - they are located in Alabama (3), California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (4), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Prince Edward Island (2), South Carolina (3), Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brooklyn.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Brooklyn. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Brooklyn. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Brooklyn.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Brooklyn:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brooklyn ...

Looking for more information about Brooklyn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Brooklyn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Brooklyn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brooklyn.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brooklyn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Brooklyn refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Brooklyn may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brooklyn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brooklyn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9909, Longitude: -81.0487     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooklyn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brooklyn.

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